Dr. Richard Block was interviewed for an article that appeared in the French-language Le Monde de L'Intelligence (The World of Intelligence), titled "Quand la perception du temps nous joue des tours" ("When the perception of time plays tricks with us"). Although he does not read French, the link is available on request.
Dr. Elizabeth Brown's 2013 research was reviewed in a Huffington Post titled "Women in Politics: Study Says More Women May Actually Be Hurting Cause." Read More
Dr. Michelle Meade has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant for 2013-2014. She will be spending the year at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia.
SOME BIG NEWS: The Psychology Department has hired two new faculty members, who will begin at MSU in 2013-2014. Dr. Rebecca Brooker is currently at University of Wisonsin-Madison, and Dr. Matt Vess is currently at Ohio University. Please welcome them this fall!
Dr. Keith Hutchison's research on the Lexical Decision Project was cited in a Huffington Post titled "What Big Data Can Teach Us About Language." Read More
Dr. Keith Hutchison has been asked to be keynote speaker for a psycholinguistics conference in Belgium entitled “Psycholinguistics in Flanders” (PiF). PiF is jointly organized by the Computational Linguistics and Psycholinguistics Research Center (CLiPS) at the University of Antwerp, the Department of Experimental Psychology at Ghent University, and the ConCat research group at KU Leuven.
Dr. Jessi Smith will be awarded the Cox Faculty Award for Creative Scholarship and Teaching. Link to follow.
Dr. Keith Hutchison and Dr. A. Michael Babcock were featured in an article in Montana 55 magazine titled "Cognition: Don't Let Your Brain Coast." Read More
"Dr. Mike" (Babcock) also had some interesting tips for an article in the Misssolian on "Expert Advice: How to Stay Mentally Fit as You Age."
Dr. Richard A. Block traveled to Tubingen, Germany (a sister university of MSU) and gave a talk supported by his work on a European COST grant.
Dr. Jessi Smith is PI on a $3.4M NSF ADVANCE grant. For details, see http://www.montana.edu/cpa/news/nwview.php?article=11496 . She is also now the Special Assistant to the Provost of MSU, and Director of ADVANCE. See the above article.
Dr. Richard A. Block gave a talk at the Sunrise Rotary Club on "The Flow of time is a Perceptual Illusion."
Dr. Richard A. Block received a Charles & Nora L. Wiley Faculty Award for Mertiorious Research and was honored at the 2012 Spring Convocation at MSU. Read More
Dr. Richard A. Block was named a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science (APS). This was announced in the September, 2011, issue of the APS Observer.
Dr. A. Michael Babcock received a 2011 Provost's Award for Undergraduate Research/Creativity Mentoring at the 2011 Spring Convocation. Read More
Dr. Jessi Smith received a Betty Coffey Award and a Letters & Science Award for Meritorious Research. Read More.
Dr. Richard A. Block was interviewed for an article in the August 31, 2011, issue of USA Today concerning researched published in the Psychonomic Bulletin & Review.
Dr. Richard A. Block was interviewed for an article in Slate concerning a comment made by President Obama.
Dr. Jessi Smith received a 2011 award from the MSU College of Letters & Science for Meritorious Research.
Dr. Jessi Smith's research articles (concerning bias against breastfeeding mothers) has recently been featured in Miller-McCune Magazine, in Jezebel.com, the Wall Street Journal, the Toronto Star, and the Boston Globe, among other news outlets.